Salzburg to Vienna

INDEPENDENT 9 Days/8 Nights 245kms

Stunning Salzburg is the home town of Mozart. You cycle through the Salzkammergut, a landscape of deep blue lakes, untouched nature and a backdrop of high mountains to reach the Danube Valley.

The bike path along the river is past romantic castles, cosy villages and vineyards to the Austrian capital, Vienna and its’ countless sights.

Your Journey

Day 1: 

Arrive Salzburg

Day 2 Salzburg - Lake Mondsee (35 km):

Bike to Lake Mondsee then through the soft hills of the Attergau.

Day 3 Lake Mondsee - Bad Ischl (39 km):

Along the lake shore to Scharfling, over the pass to Lake Wolfgangsee to Strobl and the on to Bad Ischl.

Day 4 Bad Ischl - Hallstat (47 kms):

Cycle along the Traun river to Bad Goisern and further to Hallstatt Bad Ischl to Hallstat.  Cycle or ferry back to Bad Ischl. 

Day 5: Bad Ischl - Grein by train

Leave your bike in Bad Ischl.  Take a scenic train ride out of the Salzkamergut to the Danube city Grein  (including your luggage).

Day 6: Grein - Melk - Emmersdorf  (62 km):

From Grein through the romantic Strudengau in the narrow Danube valley.  Onto Melk and a visit to the Abbey, then a short trip to Emmersdorf. 

Day 7:  Emmersdorf - Krems  (35 km):

Lush vineyards line your way to Krems.  You can choose on which site from the Danube you wish to ride.  

Day 8 Krems - Tulin   (46 km):

Cycling today for the most part, declines softly and you can enjoy the views and landscape on your last stage in a relaxed manner.  From Tulin take the train to Vienna (included) where you return your bikes.

Day 9 Vienna:

Individual departure or extension. 


Mostly flat but some hilly stretches in the Salzkammergut. Flat along the Danube cycle path.


Breakfast daily. Dinners can be included for a supplement.

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